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  • Bob Elfanbaum

    The Mistake: Not having a leadership plan in place that accounted for rapid growth. Our company really started in 1999 as a dot-com when rapid growth...

  • Pamela Fields

    The Mistake: When I took the helm at MidState Arc in 2001, it was a small, stable, nonprofit. We had around 80 employees and served 150 people with...

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    Dennis Group adds business development director in Atlanta

    Dennis Group, the largest food and beverage design firm in the United States, announced today the hire of Alan Pinsker as director of business development. Pinsker, who has... Read More


  • Greg Lambrecht

    The Mistake: I knew that I wanted to be an inventor and an entrepreneur when I was a very young man, and so I built my career around getting into a...

  • Paul Sellew

    The Mistake: I started my first company when I was 24. And so I was young, brash, maybe a little arrogant. The name of the company was Earthgro — it...

  • Andrew Norden

    The Mistake: I learned a lot about communication as a practicing physician There are few scenarios when communication is as sensitive as when you are...

  • Anne Witkavitch

    The Mistake:  Letting my past accomplishments get in the way of reinventing my future. We tend to think of writing different chapters in our life,...

  • Jeff Sinelli

    The Mistake: Anytime you start franchises, you’ll have your share of slick businessmen approaching you waving a lot of money. [In our case,] the...

  • Chris Fanning

    The Mistake: Early in my managerial career at the Boston Consulting Group I equated asking for help with weakness, an admission that I really wasn’t...

  • Kimbal Musk

    The Mistake: I convinced myself that my business couldn’t scale. Back in the 90s, I was working in the internet business with my brother. I wasn’t...